Living Well

Four Ways to Combat Your Allergies

Roughly 50 million Americans dread “allergy season” each year… And I’m one of them.

I start to experience seasonal allergic rhinitis – or “hay fever” – in spring. I then spend about three weeks coughing, sneezing, and rubbing my itchy eyes. And it’s no wonder… Spring is the worst season for most allergy suffers.

Stop Quitting and Start Doing

Are you a quitter?

Each New Year’s Day, millions of hopeful Americans set resolutions to improve their lives – whether it’s losing weight or saving money. But statistics show by the middle of February, 80% of folks have quit on themselves.

How to Become a ‘Learning Machine’

Doc’s note: Longtime readers know I’ve talked many times about the importance of keeping your brain healthy. One of the best ways to do that is to keep learning.

So today, I’m sharing an essay from Whitney Tilson. In it, he explains how to get the most out of your day and become a “learning machine.”

Plant Your Way to Happiness

It’s time to get your hands dirty.

As the weather gets warmer, I love to go out in the garden. I typically plant some fresh vegetables and herbs like tomatoes, oregano, and basil. I also love to add a few handfuls of wildflowers in places that need a little color and calming. May is the ideal time to start planting.

How to Succeed By Really Trying

Doc’s note: The key to keeping your mind sharp is learning. But procrastination – thanks to a lot of modern distractions – keeps many of us from succeeding.

In today’s essay, Whitney Tilson discusses three of the biggest distractions today, and how to stay on the path of learning and success.

Four Ways to Jump-Start Your Body’s ‘Youthful Energy’

I know better than to believe stories I hear at dinner parties.

I’m only human, and I still get excited when I hear that I can “triple my money by Christmas” or about a new pill that “gives you all the benefit of drinking wine without the calories”… But I’ve heard enough of these stories to know how they end. The promises never pan out.

This Epidemic Is Your Fault… But It Doesn’t Have to Be

There’s an epidemic sweeping the country.

I’ve warned you about it before, but it’s an ongoing problem that is only going to get worse.

‘Shame on You, Dr. Eifrig’

You’ll have to try harder to shame me than this…

Shame on Dr. Eifrig for his invest-in-cannabis-industry recommendations.

Do This Every Night to Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

I’ve been saying it for years…

Inflammation is the root cause of many diseases. It increases your risk of heart disease, certain cancers, diabetes, and it accelerates aging. Now there’s another connection…

You’re Not Ready for an Emergency

Last week, a historic “bomb cyclone” hit much of the U.S.

This storm brought blizzards, flooding, and tornadoes causing power outages, evacuations, and several states to declare a state of emergency.